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Colorado Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname for someone with red skin or hair, from colorado ‘reddish’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Coronado, Dorado, Corado, Mellado, Cuadrado, Caporaso, Morado

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Colorado Family Origin

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Colorado Family Occupations

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